The First 3 Years of World War Two

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  • Germany Invades Czechoslovakia

    Germany Invades Czechoslovakia
    In October of 1938 an invasion was carried out by the Nazi Germany and its ally Hungary. The Invasion began on October 1st 1938, only a day after Czechoslovakia refused to agree to the Munich Agreement. When Germany invaded Czechoslovakia the League of Nations did nothing to stop them, and didnt even punish them for the invasion. This gave the Nazis the idea that they could do whatever they wanted.
  • The Soviet-Nazi Pact

    The Soviet-Nazi Pact
    On August 23rd 1939 Germany and Russia shocked the world when they suddenly signed a "Non-aggression Pact".
    Hitler made a pact with the Soviet Union as he was building powerful alliences in order to correct what had happen to Germany in WW1.
  • The Phony War (Sitzkrieg)

    The Phony War (Sitzkrieg)
    The Phony War was a phase early in World War Two that is known by the lack of major military operations by the Western Allies against the German Reich.
  • The Invasion of Poland

    The Invasion of Poland
    On September 1st 1939 Poland was invaded by Germany, which was the beginning of World War Two. The campaign ended on the 6th of October. The invasion of Poland by Geramny caused the signing of German - Soviet Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Demarcation.
  • Canada Enters the War

    Canada Enters the War
    Canada entered World War Two on September 10th 1939 when it declared war on Germany. Over the course of WW2 730,000 Canadian men and women served in the army, 260,000 served in the air force and 115,000 served in the navy.
  • The Invasion of Norway, Denmark, Holland and Belgium

    The Invasion of Norway, Denmark, Holland and Belgium
    During the early morning hours of April 9th 1940 Germany invaded Norway, Denmark, Holland and Belgium.
  • The Invasion of France

    The Invasion of France
    On May 10th 1940 German forces began invading France defeating mailny French forces. Frances military forces were no match for the organised German operation.
  • The Miracle at Dunkirk

    The Miracle at Dunkirk
    The Dunkirk evacuation is commonly konwn as the Miracle of Dunkirk. The British offensive had fallen apart and gotten stranded on the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk. Many believed that the British would either be captured or perish. By the time the evacuation was over on June 4th 1940 a total of 338,226 soldiers had been rescued
  • The Fall of France

    The Fall of France
    The Fall of France was on June 22nd 1940 when they lost the fight against the German invasion of France. An armistice was signed between Germany and Frace which led to the division of France.
  • The Battle of Britian

    The Battle of Britian
    The Battle of Britian was an air campaign waged by the German Air Force. The objective of the campaign was to gain air superiority over the Royal Air Force. The campaign ended October 31st 1940
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    Operation Barbarossa was the code name for the Germans invasion of the Soviet Union beginning on June 22nd 1941. Over 4 million troops invaded the USSR, the largest invasion in the history of warfare and the largest military operation in human history in both manpower and casualties.
  • The attack on Pearl Harbor

    The attack on Pearl Harbor
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike against the United States by the Imperial Japan Navy. The attack was intended to prevent the United States from interfering with the military actions of the Empire of Japan.
  • Nazi occupation in 1942

    Nazi occupation in 1942
    The areas the Nazis controlled are in blue
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    The First 3 Years of World War Two